[sudo-users] sudo and passwd problem

Covington, Jimmy D. (NGIT) Jimmy.Covington at va.gov
Wed Feb 1 09:25:50 EST 2006

Please reread my question and example...Even if I login as root, it asks
me to enter the user's passwd! 

Jim Covington
Senior UNIX Engineer
Sapphire Technologies, Inc.
Austin Automation Center
Austin, Texas 78772
(512) 326-6635

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Jimmy, if you dont want sudo asks password, use:


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>From: "Covington, Jimmy D. (NGIT)" <Jimmy.Covington at va.gov>
>To: <sudo-users at sudo.ws>
>Subject: [sudo-users] sudo and passwd problem
>Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 08:27:40 -0600
>I have setup a sudoers as such:
>User_Alias HELPDESK=joe
>Cmnd_Alias HEL_CMD=/usr/bin/passwd [A-z]*, !/usr/bin/passwd root,
>!/usr/bin/passwd -* root
>Yet when I try to change another users' passwd as joe, it asks me for
>that user's passwd!
>joe at server $ sudo passwd tom
>Enter tom's password:
>This is an LDAP enabled system...
>Jim Covington
>Senior UNIX Engineer
>Sapphire Technologies, Inc.
>Austin Automation Center
>Austin, Texas 78772
>(512) 326-6635
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